Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Saudi Aramco profits dive 73% as virus batters oil demand

Energy giant Saudi Aramco said on Sunday its second-quarter profits plunged a massive 73 percent due to sharply lower oil prices as the coronavirus...

Amid Germany troop pullout, Pompeo seeks friendly faces to east

As President Donald Trump orders US troops out of Germany and faces a tough re-election battle, his top diplomat, Mike Pompeo, is heading to...

World War II, US military destroyed 66 Japanese cities

The extent of the devastation inflicted upon Japan by the American military during World War II is not broadly known, even today. In reprisal...

Game on! USA places harshest sanctions yet on China

China on Saturday slammed the United States for imposing “barbarous” sanctions in response to Beijing’s crackdown in Hong Kong, capping a dramatic week of...

UAE and Saudi Arabia want to acquire nuclear weapons, and the US is livid

Nuclear proliferation is bigger than global warming, the US president said in an interview this week amid reports that two leading Gulf States, the...

US virus relief package: Trump pledges executive orders

President Donald Trump said Friday he was poised to sign executive orders to extend aid to Americans facing hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

Cybersecuirty specialists: Blanket bans on TikTok, WeChat not a solution

The US bans on Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat are not particularly valuable for US security, experts told Friday, but could step up broader...

Trump moves on China apps may create new internet ‘firewall’

A ban by President Donald Trump’s administration on Chinese mobile apps such as TikTok and WeChat risks fragmenting an already fragile global internet and...

Trump order final nail in the coffin for TikTok, WeChat

US President Donald Trump has announced sweeping restrictions against Chinese-owned social media giants TikTok and WeChat, his latest explosive move aimed at countering China’s...

Fresh steps taken by Twitter, Facebook to contain US election manipulation

Twitter and Facebook on Thursday announced moves to thwart efforts to deceive or divide voters as the US nears a contentious presidential election. Twitter unveiled...